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IELTS Listening Practice Test 19

IELTS Listening Practice Test 19

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In the Listening Test 19, you will hear 4 audio recordings. You’re supposed to answer questions 1-40 based on them.

Section 1 you will hear a conversation between a student and an insurance agent.

Section 2 you will hear a lecture on the Universities in Newton.

Section 3 you will hear a conversation between 2 teachers discussing what makes a good teacher and a good student.

Section 4 you will hear a presentation on writing an academic essay.

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Section 1

Question 1-10

Question 1 and 2

Choose the correct answer A, B, C, or D.

1. Thieves often target students’ homes because students …………………….

A. are often in classes.

B. often have high-value, portable items.

C. are wealthier than other young people.

D. don’t usually lock campus accommodation.

2. If personal items are lost, destroyed or damaged, the insurance company will usually ………………………

A. allow the student to buy a similar replacement item at the current cost.

B. give the student the sum of money the item originally cost.

C. give the student a fixed amount.

D. get the money from the thief.

Question 3-6

Decide whether the following are insured for up to

A. £150.              

B. £250.                    

C. £600.                  

D. £2,000.                      

E. £3,000.

3. a computer

4. two musical instruments

5. ten computer games

6. three suits

Question 7-10

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND / OR NUMBERS for each gap.

7. Academic ……………………. are insured up to £5.000.

8. The …………………… is valid until the end of June.

9. The insurance company has a 24-……………………

10. The insurance company’s office is usually open until ……………………….

Section 2

Question 11-20

Question 11-14

Answer the following questions using NO MORE THAN ONE WORDS OR NUMBER for each gap.

11. What percentage of the students are mature? ……………………

12. What percentage of the students are from abroad? …………………..

13. How are the suburbs described? …………………..

14. How many students does the university have? ………………….

Question 15-17

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

15. New town is England’s ……………………. city.

16. The …………………. is at Salt Lane.

17. A relatively high proportion of students decide to ………………….. in New town after graduating.

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Question 18-20

Complete the notes on using the university accommodation services.

Using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

18. The university accommodation services office is in the ……………………….

19. The university accommodation services have a ……………………… that students can look through online.

20. The website also has responses to ……………………….

Section 3

Questions 21-30

Question 21-25

Complete the notes about what makes a good teacher, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

• a good communicator with an interesting 21 ……………………..

• knows students – doesn’t 22 ………………….. at primary/secondary levels

• knows subject at both 23 ……………………… levels

• takes students step by step

•honest and 24 ………………..

•clothes – 25 ……………………

Question 26-40

Complete the notes about what makes a good student, using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS for each gap.

• active – e.g. asks questions to aid understanding or for 26 ………………….

• motivated – has goals

• disciplined – good behaviour and maintains 27 ……………………. – reviews and previews

• finds reasons to do things rather than reasons not to do things

• realises learning is not always linear and /or immediate

• doesn’t 28 …………………… with more experience of life /education

• doesn’t 29 …………………… teachers for his/her own faults – accept suggestions

•makes studying 30 ………………………

Also check :

Section 4

Questions 31-40

Question 31 and 32

Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

31. The lecturer says that an essay is like ……………………… to a specific question.

32. A key thing for lecturers to consider when they mark an essay is whether it is …………………….

Question 33-36

Complete the notes on the words used in the essay title, using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each gap.

implications ideas following on from the 33 ………………… for rising divorce
phenomenon refers to rising divorce
different explanations suggests that various 34 …………………. have thought of different  reasons for the phenomenon
critically analyze 35 …………………… of a theory, a policy, a piece of research, an argument, etc.
36 ……………….. a term which limits the subject to a place
the last 20 years a term which limits the subject to a time

Question 37-40

Decide which student or students (A, B, and/or C) would do or write the following.

37. Look at divorce statistics.

38. Assess the views of sociologists.

39. Use interviews to gather information.

40. Consider the effects of divorce on children.

Answers

Section 1

1. B

2. A

3. D

4. C

5. C

6. B

7. (course) fees

8. Special introductory rate

9. hour helpline

10. 5 (o’clock)

Section 2

11.13%

12. 9 %

13. leafy

14. 28,000

15. greenest

16. third campus

17. live and work

18. Student Union Building

19. private housing database

20. frequently asked question

Section 3

21. voice

22. make friends

23. current and previous

24. patient

25. dress tidily

26. confirmation

27. study routine

28. criticise teacher

29. blame

30. enjoyable

Section 4

31. an extended answer

32. relevant

33. explanations

34. analysts

35. assess the value

36. Western countries

37. A, C

38. C

39. B

40. A

Continue with…Test 20

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